Here’s what is on tap for Thursday:

Special coverage starts at 5 a.m. ET

We’ll have complete Team FOX coverage as Hurricane Ivan (search) batters the Gulf Coast (search).

We’ll check in with Steve Huffman, public information officer for Alabama's Mobile County Emergency Management Agency.

Despite the warnings, some people decided not to abandon their homes and business. We’ll ask New Orleans restaurant owner Steve Himelfarb why he stayed in town.

Some New Orleans residents are seeking shelter from the storm at the home of a very generous Mississippi woman, "Hurricane Host" Christina Johnson.

Dan Packer, president of Entergy Company, and Kurt Brautigam, spokesman for Mississippi Power, detail efforts to keep the power flowing in the hurricane zone.

What's being done to provide storm support for those in need? We’ll be joined by Peter Marcias, spokesperson for the American Red Cross.

Dale Adams, vice president of student affairs at the University of South Alabama, details efforts to provide shelter for all the students who could not evacuate.

Plus, from Baton Rouge, we’ll be joined by Lt. Col. Pete Schneider, spokesman for Louisiana's office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.

When a hurricane hits, Mike Brown, director of FEMA, responds.

Hurricane Ivan is expected to hurt thousands of small business in the South. Mickey McElroy, restaurant owner in Biloxi, Mississippi, could be one of them.

We’ll get an update from Florida's Panhandle from Pensacola Mayor John Fogg.

What are police in the Big Easy doing to keep their city safe? We’ll ask Chief Eddie Compass, New Orleans Police Department superintendent.

Mobile, Alabama is hit with its first major hurricane in 25 years. How is the city handling it? We’ll ask Mobile’s Mayor Mike Dowd.

Plus, how is the southern coast of Mississippi holding up? Jim Pollard of the Harrison County Civil Defense Department weighs in.

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